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Waldo Lydecker: Laura considered me the wisest, the wittiest, the most interesting man she'd ever met. I was in complete accord wi ...
He was the mark and glass, copy and book,
That fashioned others.
Here is my journey's end, here is my butt
And very sea-mark of my utmost sail.
Thou blind man's mark, thou fool's self-chosen snare,
Fond Fancy's scum and dregs of scattered thought,
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Customers are treasure; goods are but straw.
Words are but air; the pen leaves a mark.
Even the emperor has straw-sandaled relatives.
An embroidered pillow may be stuffed with straw.
Farmers in overalls and wide-brimmed straw hats lounge about the store on hot summer days, when the most common sound is the thump ...
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
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